Classic Video Games

From: Scott Walde <>
Date: Fri Jul 11 20:48:43 1997

On Fri, 11 Jul 1997, Uncle Roger wrote:

>At 02:03 PM 7/11/97 -0400, you wrote:
>>Depends on your definition of "videogame" (coin-operated, home unit,
>computer, commercial, etc.) One of these should fit what you're looking for:
>When I was in high school, there was a precursor to the Lynx/Gameboy/etc.
>crowd that was a football game. There were little red LED's(?) to represent
>players, and you had up, down, and run buttons to control the quarter back.
>It was very simplistic; you basically just ran the quarterback until you got
>a touchdown (but I think you could do a fieldgoal?) Anyway, I think Radio
>Shack sold one, but it may have been someone else.

I think that was RS. I had one of those too. Got pretty boring pretty
quick, cause you could fake down, go up three times and spaz on the
forward button for a guaranteed first down every time. (or was it a
guaranteed TD? I can't remember.)

I wish I still had the thing, I think I eventually took it apart to 'see
how it worked.' ;-)

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